Explore Accomplished Scientists in American Men & Women of Science 39th Edition

| By Kathy Nemeh, Senior Content Developer, Gale | American Men & Women of Science, 39th edition, will publish in June 2021 and introduce 6,000 new listees to this premier compendium of accomplished American scientists. It has been in continuous publication since 1906. American Men & Women of Science showcases the vital work and achievements of prominent scientists … Read more

Health Equity and the COVID-19 Vaccine

| By Brenda Wilmoth Lerner | A few weeks ago, I found an open appointment online for a vaccine to protect my disabled sister against COVID-19, and I grabbed it. Never mind that the appointment was in another state, a 5-hour drive from where my sister lives—which was already an additional 10-hour drive for me—this … Read more

A Look Inside Gale’s Who’s Who Among African Americans: 36th Edition

| By Tara Atterberry & Jessie Carney Smith (WWAFA Advisor) | Since the late 1990s, Who’s Who Among African Americans has been honored to have Jessie Carney Smith, former dean of the library and Camille Cosby Distinguished Chair in the humanities at Fisk University, as its advisor. For each edition, Carney Smith writes a foreword … Read more

How Is the 2020–21 School Year Going? Educators Share How They’re Addressing the Gaps

| By Gale Staff | A few months ago, educators shared their top concerns about returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic. With the fall semester almost concluded, we reached out once more to gain an understanding of how the 2020–21 school year is going, where teachers are seeing gaps, and how they’re addressing them. … Read more

How to Find the Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

| By K. Lee Lerner | Misinformation and disinformation plague coverage of many news events, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has proven no exception. With regard to the spread of errant and misleading information—ranging from the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to subsequent efforts by public health officials to slow the spread of COVID-19—both media … Read more

Clean or Campy, Favorite Reads at Special Savings

| By Gale Staff | Winter is on its way while we continue to accommodate COVID-19 precautions and guidelines. It’s enough to make anyone reach for a bowl of cream-of-something-soup casserole, a steaming pot roast, or the comfort of a mug of hot cocoa and a good book. Thorndike Press has you covered with a … Read more

Crafting Your Online Course with Gale

Channeling Instructional Design Principles to Integrate Gale Like a Pro | By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | We are well into the online transition in course redevelopment, and we continue to face the challenges associated with developing online learning in a hurry. With a ton of content and the removal of personal interaction … Read more

An Interactive Activity for Teaching and Learning about the Coronavirus

| By Phil Faust | Full disclosure: I work for Gale and have been developing products for more than a decade now. This background and awareness of the resources libraries offer from Gale and other providers is probably my greatest advantage during this pandemic. I’m one of those people who knows that the library is much like … Read more